|Royston Tester, Writer, Art Waves #155|
Royston Tester is a citizen of the world and his latest short story collection, Fatty Goes to China, demonstrates the depth and breadth of his experience. Just reading it will add a few more stamps to your passport! But better yet, it will remove the walls between you and the next person, no matter who s/he may be. Tune in to episode #155 to begin your journey with this remarkable guide.
Keywords: Alan Hollinghurst; Hardy; Conrad; Forster; Lawrence; Ondaatje; Munro; Carver; O'Connor; McEwan; Barnes; Michael Wong; John Metcalf; Edmund White; adoption
|204 John Terpstra ( Dec. 8, 2013)|
Poet--or should I say, writer--John Terpstra returns to Art Waves to talk about his 9th book, Brilliant Falls. The discussion begins as a footpath, but soon broadens to become a multi-lane highway through the workings of a busy mind. Listen in for a rollicking good time and some wonderful insights.
Keywords: W.H.Auden; Richard Wilbur; the Bruce Trail; Steetly Quarry; Jeffery Donaldson's Jeweller's Eye; Wendell Berry; Michael Moore; Friends of the Redhill Valley; Paul Lisson; Hamilton Arts & Letters; Michael Ondaatje; John Laing Singers; Dylan yn it Frysk
|Sarah Sheard, Novelist, Art Waves #179|
Krank: Love in the New Dark Times is a novel set on Toronto Island in which Bertold Brecht somehow returns to life, and to love, just in time for the infamous [G-20] Summit. Sheard's fourth novel, Krank sparks a lively conversation about how the imagination can help us interpret the tragedies and comedies of real life.
Keywords: Brecht & Co; mindfulness; Vipassana meditation; Gestalt Therapy; Mia Sheard; John Sheard; Liza Sheard; Virginia Woolf; Michael Ondaatje; B.P. Nichol; Coach House; Andrew O'Hagan; Ali Smith; Al Purdy; Teresa Stratas; Ron Hynes